According to the IGI at familysearch.org, Joseph M Bassett was born 9 May 1848 [coincidentally, that is also listed as his wife's birthdate] and married Malora Rachel Smith 6 May 1871 in Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine (extracted marriage record).
Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900: Joseph M Bassett was born 9 May 1848 in Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine and died 29 Jun 1894.
1850 census of China, Kennebec, Maine p228: Joseph M Bassett, age 4, born in Maine, listed with parents, Alanson, 40 & Freelove, 30 and siblings, William A, 8, Lydia J, 6 and Mary E, 1 as well as Mary T Bassett, 18.
1860 census of Moscow, Somerset, Maine p52: Joseph Bassett, age 14, born in Maine, listed with father, Alanson, 50 & Truelove, 41 and siblings, William, 18, Lydia, 16, Mary, 11, Vesta, 8, Elisha, 7 and Liller, 4.
1870 census of Bingham, Somerset, Maine p7-8: Joseph M Basset, age 24, born in Maine, hoslter [hostler?], listed with sister, Nellie M, 21 as well as Abby F Steward, 24 and future wife, Melorie P Smith, 24 in the household of hotel keeper, Albert F Jones, 42 & his wife, Jennie A, 28 and their son, Millard C, 15.
1880 census of Dover, Piscataquis, Maine p50D: Joseph Bassett, age 35, works on the railroad, he & parents born in Maine, listed with wife, Malora, 34, and son, Harry J, 3 and sister-in-law, Rose A Smith, 28.
Malora Rachel Smith Bassett (1846 - 1924)*
Plot: North Section, Row 1
Created by: Cemetery Hopper
Record added: Dec 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23312109
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